NHT Resources

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Administrative, Reports and Submissions

2016-17 NHT Annual Report
2017-18 NHT Annual Report
2018-19 NHT Annual Report
2018-19 NHT Financial Statement

Administrative, Projects

Daily Counting Sheet template

Daily Counting Sheet template,  This document can be used to collect daily contacts.  It can then be collated into the Activity Data Template - where the report collates the data for reporting purposes.

Governance

Governance for Purpose - Steve Bowman Masterclass May 2018

Masterclass in Governance for Purpose.  Leading-edge strategies & tactics for nonprofit executives & Board members, presented by Steve Bowman of Conscious Governance in May 2018.
www.consciousgovernance.com

Governance Video 3 - Governance and Management

Governance is the role of the board.  It has a big picture, strategic focus.
Management is the role of the Manager.  It has a day-to-day operational focus.

Governance Video 2 The Purpose of a House

Neighbourhood Houses are places where people come together and find support, belonging and purpose.  They work together to support their local community and make a real difference in people's lives.  

Houses are run b y the community, for the community and offer a wide range of programs and activities for local people.  The purpose of the House is Community Development

Governance Video 1 - The Role of the board video

The purpose of the Board is to ensure the House achieves its purpose.  The purpose of the House is community development.

This video links to the first chapter of the Handbook For Neighbourhood House Boards.

 

Meeting Agenda

An agenda template for a Board meeting.

Guide to Board Minutes

A guide to the taking of Board meeting minutes.

Meeting Minutes Template

A template for the taking of Board minutes.

Chairing Meetings

Tips for the Board President on chairing meetings.

Role of the Board President

A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the Board President.

Role of the Board Secretary

A summary of the duties of the Board Secretary.

Board Self Assessment

Checklist to assist the Board self assess its performance.

Induction of Board Members

A checklist for the induction of new Board members.

Handbook for Neighbourhood House Boards

A Handbook for Neighbourhood House Boards.  A fantastic resource, with chapter summaries.  A must have for all board members.

Working with Men - Glen Poole AMHF

Working with Men - Glen Poole AMHF - presentation from Conference 2019

Nicole Battle presentation on ANCHA

Nicole Battle presentation on ANCHA given at Conference 2019

Grant Writing - Mike Brindley

Grant Writing Workshop by Mike Brindley from RDA

Cormac Russell Presentation 2

Cormac Russell Presentation 2 - Thursday 26 September 2019

NHT Room Hire Booking Form

To book our training room please complete this form and email to admin@nht.org.au

Administrative

Cormac Russell Presentation 1

Cormac Russell Presentation 1 from Wednesday 25 September at Conference 2019

Governance presentation from Tracey

Governance presentation from Tracey at Conference 2019

Governance presentation - Richard Rollins from Quartz

Governance presentation - Richard Rollins from Quartz

Expo registration form

Register for NHT Conference Expo - 16 September

Cancellation

Cancellation policy for Conference

Group booking spreadsheet

Spreadsheet for House group bookings for conference

How to use the new website

Tips for how to navigate the new website.

Don't forget to give us any feedback, or let us know if you find any mistakes.  Email nht@nht.org.au

Training room booking form

Booking for for the NHT training and meeting room

Friends of NHT Membership form

Friends of NHT membership costs $44.00 per year (inc GST). As a Friend you will receive a copy of our newsletter and invitations to and information about forthcoming events and activities.

Program for Conference 2019

External Resources, Reports and Submissions

2019 Newstart Inquiry - ANHCA Submission

ANHCA's submission to the Inquiry into the Adequacy of Newstart and related payments and alternative mechanisms to determine the level of income support payments in Australia.

Reports and Submissions

NHT's Budget Priority Statements: 2018-19 onwards

NHT's Budget Priority Statements to the Tasmanian Government for the State Budget from 2018-19 onwards .

Making a Difference for our Communities

Our Outcomes Report for the Neighbourhood Houses Network for 2016-17

2018 NHT Outcomes Report 2 pager

Community development, Reports and Submissions

It's a Starting Point - Community Development... It works beautifully

Stories about the real difference that people and Neighbourhood Houses can make

Our Stories - Stories from Neighbourhood Houses Around Tasmania

Stories of Us. Showcasing success in Tasmania communities.

Projects

Eating With Friends - 2019 Newsletters

External Resources

Communique - Kindness

DPAC communique 25 July 2019

House Operations, Projects

Partner survey template

A template from which to create a survey to gain feedback from your partners

Instructions for partner survey

How to survey your important partners to gain useful and meaningful feedback

Instructions for participant survey

how to use the participant survey template to create useful surveys and gather meaningful feedback

Participant survey template

A template for you to refine to help you gather feedback from your participants

Instructions for priority area reporting

Instructions on how to use the Priority Area Reporting Template

Priority area reporting template

The template for planning and reporting on your priority areas.

Instructions for collecting activity data

Instructions for how to complete the Activity Data Template

Activity data report template 2019-2020

A spreadsheet for capturing your activity data, consultations, partnerships and volunteer contributions.

House Operations, Human resources, Policies and Procedures

Bringing Children to Work Policy

A sample policy covering the circumstances where children may be brought to work.

Manager Induction Policy

Policy template covering the requirements for inducting a new House Manager.

House Operations, Human resources

Working with Children Check Results

A guide to the results from a Working with Children Check.

Volunteers Guide - Working with Children Check

Guide to the Working with Children Check for Volunteers.

Risk Assessment Process

Department of Justice guide to the impact of different types of criminal record on the Working with Children Check.

Working with Children Check - Paid Workers Guide

Guide to the Working with Children Check for paid workers.

Working with Children Check - Frequently asked questions.

Frequently asked questions about the Working with Children Check.

Exemptions from Working with Children Check

A Department of Justice guide to exemptions from the Working with Children Check.

Employers Guide - Working with Children Check

Guide to verifying a person's Working with Children Check.

Working with Children Check - What gets assessed.

Details of what is assessed when you apply for a Working with Children Check.

Child Care Services Sector Guide

Department of Justice guide for those working in child care services.

Applying for Working with Children Check

Department of Justice guide to applying for a Working with Children Check.

Volunteer Induction - PowerPoint

PowerPoint presentation covering the requirements for Volunteer induction.

Volunteer Induction - PowerPoint Notes

Notes from PowerPoint presentation covering the requirements for Volunteer induction.

Volunteer Induction Record

A sample spreadsheet designed to keep track of when Volunteers are inducted and when updates to training or information are required.

Volunteer Induction Kit

A guide to the induction of Volunteers.

Training Request Form

A sample form for requesting training.

Staff Hiring Process

Step by step guide to hiring staff.

Guide to Staff Development and Performance

Guide to the use of staff performance reviews.

Level 7 - Senior Manager Position Description

A template for the position description of a Senior Manager.

Level 6 - Manager Position Description

A template for the position description of the House Manager.

Level 5 - Assistant Manager Position Description

A template for the position description of a Assistant Manager.

Level 4 - Project Coordinator Position Description

A template for the position description of a Project Coordinator.

Level 4 - Finance-Admin Officer Position Description

A template for the position description of a Finance-Admin Officer

Level 3 - Project Worker Position Description

A template for the position description of a Project Worker.

Level 3 - Administrative Officer Position Description

A template for the position description of an Administrative Officer.

Level 2 - Cleaner - House Worker - Position Description

A template for the position description of a cleaner or House worker.

Level 2 - Assistant Administration Officer Position Description

A template for the position description of an Assistant Administration Officer.

Position Description Templates Overview

A summary of position titles, levels and tasks.

Anti-Discrimination Act 1998
What is Unlawful Discrimination?

Fact sheet on unlawful discrimination.

Anti-discrimination, Harassment and Bullying Information Handbook

Guide to dealing with discrimination, harassment and bullying.

Community development

Neighbourhood Houses Heart of the Commuinty Video (2mins)

Neighbourhood Houses Tas has created a video that promotes the fantastic work done through the 35 Neighbourhood Houses across Tasmania..  There is also a 30 second Community Announcement version below.

 

 

Exploring Community Development with Peter Westoby

Peter Westoby and Tina Lathouras presented the Spiral Method Community Development workshops in June 2019.  Here Peter talked further about Commuinty Development, some history and context around CD.  

Community Development Toolkit

A practical resource for neighbourhood houses and communities.

Tasmania Medicare Local has developed this toolkit in partnership with Kylie Eastley Consultancy, Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania and the Tasmanian Government Department of Health and Human Services to provide tools to communities that may assist in the design, delivery, marketing, documentation and evaluation of community development programs.

House Operations, Policies and Procedures

Child's Photo Consent Form

A sample form for gaining consent to take images of a child.

Participants Conduct Policy

A sample policy covering what is acceptable behaviour for all visitors to the House.

Adult's Photo Consent Form

Consent form for collecting images of an adult.

Workplace Communication Policy

Sample policy for Houses to provide a framework for good communications within the workplace.

Sponsorship Policy

Sample policy for Houses covering the framework and guidelines for establishing valuable partnerships with Sponsors.

Social Media Policy

Sample policy for Houses covering the use of social media.

Risk Management Policy

Sample policy for Houses covering risk awareness and mitigation.

Premises and Facilities Hire Policy

Sample policy for Houses providing guidelines for the hiring and use of House premises and facilities.

Personal Protective Equipment

Sample policy for Houses setting out the guidelines for the use of personal protective equipment.

Media Policy

Sample policy to assist Houses to establish a framework for an effective working relationship with the media.

Manual Handling Policy

Sample policy for Houses detailing the safe approach to manual tasks.

Lockdown policy

Sample policy covering the requirements for when the House is locked down for the safety of persons inside the House.

Intellectual Property Policy

Sample policy to give clear guidance on the House's position on ownership and management of intellectual property.

Home Visiting Policy

Sample policy covering the requirements if a home visit is planned by House personnel.

Handling Chemicals Policy

Sample policy for Houses covering the safe use of chemicals.

Alcohol and Drug Policy

Sample policy for Houses covering the workplace rules in relation to alcohol and drugs.

Infection Control Guide

Sample policy and procedure covering the control of infection within a House.

Developing Policies

Guide to developing House polices.

Human resources, Policies and Procedures

Volunteer Screening Policy

A sample policy covering the initial screening required before a volunteer starts.

Workplace Health and Safety Policy

A sample policy covering the requirements and processes to ensure workplace health and safety.

Staff Misconduct and Discipline Policy

A sample policy covering the processes for instances where a staff member may need to be disciplined.

Staff Induction Policy

A sample policy covering the inducting and supporting of new staff members. 

Staff Development and Performance Form

A sample form to assist with staff development and performance review.

Staff Development and Performance Policy

A sample policy covering the processes of staff development and performance review.

Recruitment Policy

A sample policy outlining the principles and procedures to be following in the staff recruitment and selection process.

Occupational Rehabilitation Policy

A sample policy covering the approach to be taken with occupational rehabilitation.

Long Service Leave Policy

A sample policy covering the processes associated with long service leave.

Leave Policy

A sample policy covering the types of paid and unpaid leave that may be taken.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

A sample policy covering the requirements for a House to provide equal employment opportunities.

Critical Incident Debriefing Policy

A sample policy covering the requirements for debriefing after a critical incident.

Discrimination, Harassment or Bullying Formal Notification Form

Form to report incident of discrimination, harassment or bullying.

Checklist - Discrimination, Harassment or Bullying Notification

Checklist for action following notification of discrimination, harassment or bullying incident.

Anti-discrimination, Harassment and Bullying Policy

Policy template covering anti-discrimination, harassment and bullying.

House Operations

Users Rights and Responsibilities - Wall Chart A4

A sample poster covering the rights and responsibilities of House participants and visitors.

Users Rights and Responsibilities - Wall Chart A3

A sample poster covering the rights and responsibilities of House participants and visitors.

Participants' Conduct Wall Chart

A sample poster covering the code of conduct for participants in House activities.

Social Media Guide

A guide to the use and understanding of social media.

Memorandum of Understanding Template

Example of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for use by Houses.

Key Dates Checklist Template

A template for the list of key dates for House activities and requirements.

Food Safety Standards Fact Sheets

Food safety practices as advised by the Australia New Zealand Food Authority.

Risk Management Information Handbook

Information on the types of risk faced by Houses and how to manage them.

Emergency Action Guide

Sample signage for exiting in case of emergency.

House Contact List

A spreadsheet of all contact details for all Neighbourhood Houses in Tasmania

Conflict and Grievance Resolution Information Handbook

Handbook covering conflict and grievance resolution both internal and external.

Governance, House Operations

Strategic Planning Overview

A guide to strategic planning from the Institute of Community Directors Australia.

A Guide to Strategic Planning

A guide on the whys and wherefores of strategic planning.

Role of the Board Treasurer

A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the Board Treasurer.

Role of the Public Officer

A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the Public Officer.

Delegation of Authority

A guide to the delegation of authority between Board and House Management.

Model Rules

Copy of Associations Incorporation (Model Rules) Regulations 2007

Associations Incorporation Act 1964
What is an Incorporated Association?

Fact sheet on incorporated associations.

Example of an Income and Expenditure Statement

An example of an income and expenditure statement (profit and loss statement).

How to Read a Balance Sheet

Information on how to read a balance sheet.

Guide for Community Treasurers

Guide to the role and responsibilities of a Treasurer in the community sector.

Preparing a Budget

Information on how to prepare a budget.

Example of a Basic Budget

An example of the content for a basic budget.

Budgets and Monthly Financial Reports

Guide to budgets and financial reports.

Community development, Governance, House Operations

Methods of Community Engagement

A summary of the different levels or methods of engagement between the House and the community.

A Guide to Community Engagement

A guide for Houses on maintaining a connection between House and community.

Governance, House Operations, Policies and Procedures

Conflict of Interest Policy

A sample policy for Houses covering conflicts of interest for the Board, managers, staff and volunteers

Board and Manager Division of Roles and Responsibilities Policy

A sample policy for Houses to set a clear direction for the Board and Manager to effectively work together.

Code of Conduct Policy

A sample policy for Houses covering ethical behaviour and conduct.

Governance, House Operations, Human resources, Policies and Procedures

Confidentiality and Privacy Policy

A sample policy for Houses setting out the guidelines for the management of confidentiality and privacy in the workplace.

Governance, House Operations, Human resources

Role of the Staff Liaison Officer

A summary of the duties of the Staff Liaison Officer.

Role of House Grievance Officer

A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the House Grievance Officer.

Role of House Manager

A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the House Manager.

External Resources, Governance, Reports and Submissions

Tasmanian Government and Neighbourhood House Protocol 2019

Governance, Reports and Submissions

Policies and Procedures

Conflict and Grievance Resolution Policy

Policy template covering conflict and grievance resolution.

Community development, House Operations

A Guide to Community Engagement
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